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Two teen Oklahoma brothers accused in the stabbing murders of their parents and three siblings last July envisioned the attack as the start of a mass-killing rampage meant to make them notorious, a detective says. "They wanted to kill at least 50 people. They wanted to be famous," Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Police detective Rhianna Russell said in court Tuesday, CBSNews reports. "They wanted a Wikipedia page. They wanted media coverage." After hearing from Russell and others, Judge Martha Rupp Carter ordered Robert, 19, and Michael Bever, 17 - who have pleaded not guilty - to stand trial for the first-degree murder of parents David, »
- Jeff Truesdell, @jhtruesdell
In case you missed it, Ufc superstar Ronda Rousey recently mentioned in an interview with Gamespot that she wants to play Samus Aran, the intergalactic bounty hunter from Nintendo’s Metroid series, in a movie.
She expressed particular enthusiasm for how Samus’s identity as a woman was kept secret until the end of the first game, when she removed the helmet of her power armour, presenting a strong message about the role of gender stereotypes in our society. Who would have thought that the ruthless mercenary was actually a chick all along?
Incase you’re unfamiliar with the series, the games follow Samus as she blasts aliens, engages in wars with the ruthless Space pirates, and tries to restore order in a galaxy being torn apart by war. As a film option, the appeal barely needs expressing further.
Critically, the games have performed spectacularly well. Metroid Prime, »
- David Gelmini
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